Mike Ferguson

Managing Director


Mike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited. As an analyst and consultant he specialises in business intelligence / analytics, data management, big data and enterprise architecture. He has over 35 years of IT experience:
- 27 years in BI and Corporate Performance Management
- 35 years in Data Management
- 13 years in Smart Business
- 6 years Big Data Analytics (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Graph DBMSs, ….)

Mike has consulted for dozens of companies on business intelligence strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture and data management. He has spoken at events all over the world and written numerous articles. Formerly he was a principal and co-founder of Codd and Date Europe Limited – the inventors of the Relational Model, a Chief Architect at Teradata on the Teradata DBMS and European Managing Director of Database Associates. He teaches popular master classes in Big Data, Predictive and Advanced Analytics, Fast Data and Real-time Analytics, Enterprise Data Governance, Master Data Management, Data Virtualisation, Building an Enterprise Data Lake and Enterprise Architecture.